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Liberals Says They Will Fight Harper Conservatives’ Attack On Public Pensions

Liberals Says They Will Fight Harper Conservatives’ Attack On Public Pensions

MONTREAL – Liberal Leader Bob Rae and Liberal Seniors and Pensions critic Judy Sgro urged the Harper Conservatives to come clean about their plan to gut Canada’s public pension system. “The Prime Minister’s attack on public pensions in his remarks at Davos this week, coupled with past statements that his government may raise the qualifying […]

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12 Honour Killings In 13 Years Too Much For Canada

12 Honour Killings In 13 Years Too Much For Canada

MONTREAL  – As the high-profile Shafia honour killing trial in Canadian history draws to a close, new numbers show that despite much talk about ethnic honour killings – there has been only 12 incidents in Canada over the last 13 years. By comparison – regular (white or ethnic) domestic murders are in the hundreds A […]

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Gender Based Abortions Frowned Upon In Canada

Gender Based Abortions Frowned Upon In Canada

VANCOUVER – Ever since an Indo-Canadian doctor drug up an old issue pertaining to certain immigrants wanting more boys than girls and said doctors should not disclose the sex of the child to parents early in the pregnancy in hopes of avoiding abortions of female foetuses. The issue has already been dealt with in the […]

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Liberals Slowly Gaining While Support For Federal Tories Waning,

Liberals Slowly Gaining While Support For Federal Tories Waning,

A new national poll by Harris/Decima shows that the Conservatives have watched their majority support slip to 32 per cent, with the NDP close behind at 29 per cent, followed by the Liberals at 25 per cent. TORONTO – The federal Conservatives have slipped from majority territory as the New Democrats continue to nip at […]

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Kenney Continues On Immigration Busting Path With “Minimum Language Skills” Requirement

Kenney Continues On Immigration Busting Path With “Minimum Language Skills” Requirement

Kenney Tells Provinces To Toughen Up Immigration Program Or He Will Bar Immigrants Coming To Those Provinces! Kenney’s newest rant is making “Minimum Language Skills”, which is a roundabout way of saying let’s begin rejecting immigrants who don’t speak English. CALGARY— Federal Immigration Minister Jason Kenney feels every month or few weeks – he has […]

January 28th, 2012 | Posted in Lead Story, News | Read More »

Dix’s NDP On The Verge Of Big Win Over “Has-Been” BC Liberals

Dix’s NDP On The Verge Of Big Win Over “Has-Been” BC Liberals

The latest in a string of polls declaring BC Liberals are sliding fast says there could be 57 seats for the NDP, 20 for the Liberals, seven for the Conservatives, and Independent Vicki Huntington keeping her seat. Political analysts also say that Liberals are not in a position to do much to fix the problems. […]

January 28th, 2012 | Posted in Lead Story, News | Read More »

No-One-To-Answer-To Surrey Council Raise Property Taxes

No-One-To-Answer-To Surrey Council Raise Property Taxes

Voters who overwhelmingly voted for the current council are getting a big TAX gift of nearly 3 percent per year hike in property taxes over the next five years. SURREY – Surrey City Council has approved a 5 year financial plan Monday that includes a 2.9 percent increase in property taxes each year. The increase […]

January 28th, 2012 | Posted in Lead Story, News | Read More »

Decaying American Health Care System Betrays Humanitarian Profession and Sells Out To Corporate Capitalism

Decaying American Health Care System Betrays Humanitarian Profession and Sells Out To Corporate Capitalism

By Dr. Sawraj Singh Many American doctors and executives related to the health care system are promoting the myth that American health care is the best in the world. However, nothing can be further from the truth. It is true that America spends more on health care than any country in the world in terms […]

January 28th, 2012 | Posted in Editorial, Views | Read More »

Ethnic Enclaves Offer Comfort But Immigrants Need To Integrate Into Canadian Society

Ethnic Enclaves Offer Comfort But Immigrants Need To Integrate Into Canadian Society

By Balwant Sanghera Canada is considered to be one of the most tolerant countries in the world. This is reflected nearly in every aspect of our lives. The demographics, especially in three of Canada’s major urban centres-Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver – have changed completely during the past forty years. They have now become very diverse […]

January 28th, 2012 | Posted in News, Top News | Read More »

Taxi Drivers Don’t Need To Get Permit Every Year

Taxi Drivers Don’t Need To Get Permit Every Year

SURREY – The City of Surrey has brought in changes to its Surrey’s Vehicle for Hire By-law by not forcing cab drivers to renew their Taxi permit every year. At the Monday, January 23rd Council meeting, an Amendment was which would bring into effect a Two-Year Chauffeur Permit for drivers who have a demonstrated responsible conduct […]

January 27th, 2012 | Posted in News, Top News | Read More »